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Man critical after alleged domestic shooting

Man critical after alleged domestic shooting

| June 6, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:38, May 29, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a home in the 9600 block of St. Joe Center Road on a report of a shooting. Officers arrived and located an adult male inside the home, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The male was initially determined to be […]

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NAACP President Cornell Broooks voted out

NAACP President Cornell Broooks voted out

| June 6, 2017

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Why did the NAACP’s national board vote to part ways with their president, Cornell William Brooks? Several longtime members contacted by the NNPA Newswire were shocked to hear the news. Brooks, 56, has served in the position since May 2014. Some NAACP insiders said that there was a […]

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South Bend couple visits Fort Wayne for anniversary suprises and fun

South Bend couple visits Fort Wayne for anniversary suprises and fun

| June 6, 2017

FORT WAYNE—While some celebrated by barbecuing with family and friends, watching an NBA game on television or following the world famous Indianapolis 500, Memorial Day weekend took on an extra special glow of love for a South Bend couple visiting the Summit City. On May 27, Lee and Amy Smith celebrated their 23rd Wedding Anniversary. […]

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Obituaries: May 31-June 6, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: May 31-June 6, 2017 Edition

| May 31, 2017

Marva L. (Bynum) Isabell, 75, of Fort Wayne, passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Arrangements by Ellis Funeral Home. Carol L. Young, 70, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2017, at St Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Carol worked as a school bus driver with Fort Wayne Community Schools for 15 years, until […]

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Man found shot in alley

Man found shot in alley

| May 31, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 4:35 p.m., May 29, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2300 block of East Pontiac Street in reference to a shooting. Dispatch received several calls from citizens reporting a male in the alley was yelling for help. Officers arrived on scene and located the adult male victim lying […]

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Obituaries: May 24-30, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: May 24-30, 2017 Edition

| May 24, 2017

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Obituaries: May 10-16, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: May 10-16, 2017 Edition

| May 10, 2017

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Two critical after street racing, road rage incident

Two critical after street racing, road rage incident

| May 10, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 7:45 p.m., April 25, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a vehicle crash with injuries at the intersection of Maplecrest Road and Parrot Road. Officers arrived on scene and determined a passenger car and motorcycle were involved in the crash.  The male/adult driver of the motorcycle and female/adult passenger […]

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Man killed by accidental firearm discharge

Man killed by accidental firearm discharge

| May 10, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:50 a.m., April 25, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 4033 Robinwood Drive on the reported shooting. Once on scene officers observed an adult male in the home suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, later identified as 65-yar-old Frank Lax, was transported from the scene to a […]

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Sponsors of hate today must be held accountable

Sponsors of hate today must be held accountable

| May 4, 2017

By Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. (President and CEO, NNPA) Over the next several days, across the United States, people will pause in solemn remembrance of the 49th anniversary of the tragic assassination of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in Memphis, Tenn., on April 4, 1968. Back then, I was a young, college student and […]

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